Stonebriar Animal Behavior & Training offers a comprehensive range of dog, cat, equine, and other domestic animal training and behavior services for the West Georgia and Eastern Alabama area.  From the convenience of private, in-home training to the socialization opportunities of group classes, Stonebriar can solve your toughest behavior problems.


Meet our Staff

Monique Williams, Owner/Trainer
CPDT-KA, NADOI, Fear Free Certified Trainer
AKC Temperament Test Judge/Farm Dog Evaluator/Canine Good Citizen Evaluator/Fit Dog Instructor



Monique Williams is a dog training professional certified nationally through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT), the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI), and through Fear Free Trainer Certification as well. Through her Stonebriar Animal Behavior & Training Services, Monique provides the Atlanta, Georgia metro area with in-home training, group training, and behavior counseling services. 

Monique has over 30 years of experience in training and behavior, beginning with AKC conformation competition in 1981. Since then, Monique has trained or titled her own and client dogs in a variety of training disciplines, including conformation, obedience, Rally-O, tracking, and herding. She is a professional member of the Pet Professional Guild, Association of Professional Dog Trainers, a Fear-Free Certified Trainer, AKC Farm Dog judge, AKC Temperament Test Evaluator, AKC Fit Dog Instructor, and an AKC Star Puppy and Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.  

Monique shares her Carrollton, Georgia farm with her husband of 29 years, a Belgian Malinois, a Smooth Collie, cats (the real working animals on the farm), friendly horses and ponies, two donkeys, and six crazy goats. 


Professional Development & Education:



Oct 2020 The Aggression in Dogs Conference, presented by Mike Shikashio & Others


Aug 2020  Resolving Fear Issues in Horses, presented by Lauren Fraser and Robin Bennet


Sep 2019 Aggression in Dogs Master Course, presented by Michael Shikashio


May 2019  Aggression in Dogs: Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training, presented by Michael Shikashio and Trish McMillan, Atlanta, GA


Mar 2018  Clicker Expo St Louis


Jan 2018  Advanced Animal Training with Horses, presented by Sharon Madere and Ken McCort, Wolf Park, Indiana


Nov 2017  The Fear Free Animal Trainer Certification Course


Nov 2017  Agressive Behavior in Dogs: Solutions & Strategies, presented by Ken McCort and Barb Handelman


Mar 2017  Horsing Around, presented by Tara Gifford


Feb 2017  Dominance in Wolves and Dogs, presented by Monty Sloan and Barb Handelman


Aug 2016  Advanced Training Seminar with the Canids of Wolf Park, presented by Ken McCort, Pat Goodman, Monty Sloan


Aug 2016  Chomp: Predatory Behavior in Wolves & Dogs, presented by Monty Sloan and Monique Udell


Jan 2016  Sex and the Single Wolf, presented by Pat Goodman


Oct 2013  APDT Annual Conference Spokane, Washington


Oct 2012  APDT Annual Conference Cincinnati, Ohio


Jun 2012  Fixing the Unfixable: Separation Anxiety, presented by Malena De Martini-Price, Cumming, Georgia


Oct 2010  National Association of Obedience Instructors Accreditation


Oct 2010  APDT Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia


Oct 2009  Deconstructing the Growl, presented by Sophia Yin and Sarah Kalnajs, Atlanta, Georgia


Oct 2008  The Biology of Emotions in People and Dogs, presented by Patricia McConnell, Atlanta, Georgia


Aug 2008  Helping Fearful Dogs, presented by Nicole Wilde, Atlanta, Georgia


Jun 2008  Raising Superstar Dogs, presented by Jerry Hope, Atlanta, Georgia


Dec 2007  Canine Body Language: Fear Behaviors, Problems, & Solutions, presented by Brenda Aloff, Atlanta, Georgia


Oct 2006  Anxiety, Fear, & Canine Aggression, presented by Trish King, Norcross, Georgia


Mar 2006  Beyond Basics, presented by Terry Ryan, Norcross, Georgia


Aug 2005  Twisted Twins: Adolescence & Aggression, presented by Trish King, Woodbridge, Virginia


Jan 2005  Behavior Assessment, presented by Kelly Bollen, Charlotte, North Carolina


Oct 2004  Clicker Training, presented by Gary Wilkes, Clicker Cruise 2004


May 2004  Ian Dunbar Multi-day Seminar, Orlando, Florida


November 2002 Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers Certification


May 2000 PetSmart Trainer Accreditation 



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